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Syndromes and a Century (2006)
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Syndromes and a Century (2006)
Original name: แสงศตวรรษ
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, France, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story about director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's parents who were both doctors, and director's memories about growing up in the hospital environment.
Style: atmospheric, touching, emotional, art house, inspirational, sentimental, serious, realistic, odd, contemplative ...
Plot: buddhism, fall in love, medical, human nature, doctors and patients, dentist, looking for love, symbolism, hospital, life philosophy, lifestyle, society, lovers, romance, monk, love and romance, small town, poisoning, bittersweet, couple relations, power relations, doctor, female doctor, flashback, repeated scene ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia

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Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
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Plot: love and romance, couple relations, working class, couples, romance, introspection, society, solitude, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
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Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, love affair, terminal illness, social differences, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, couples, hopes, culture clash, interracial relations ...
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Place: cambodia, germany, europe, asia
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Eden (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Story of a New England boys' school and of one of the students who is infatuated with an instructor's wife who has Multiple Sclerosis. The woman struggles to show her strict husband how love rather than demands helps the student to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england
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Five Senses of Eros (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this anthology film centered around the theme of "Eros," five seperate stories are presented by five top Korean directors. The main characters from each segment are connected with each other in one way or another.
Style: sexy, touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, youth, love affair, teenage love, lovers reunited, lifestyle, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, young lovers, eroticism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
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Plot: love and romance, romance, introspection, fall in love, unfulfillment, seaport, love
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Place: france, europe
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Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Doctor Ana lives alone because she couldn't bear to leave Cuba when her family sailed away on a raft to the US. Ernesto lives in his car with his belongings in a small case, traveling from embassy to embassy trying to fulfill his dream of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sincere
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america
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The World (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 143 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 84 min.
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
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Place: taiwan, asia
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The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
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Emoticon ;) (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Elena Gallenti is an anthropology graduate student struggling to complete her thesis on 'modern means of communication.' All that changes when she meets her new boyfriend's teenage kids, who are going through their own journeys of ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
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